Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a truck and a car that occurred yesterday morning on the N5 at Belleek, Castlebar, County Mayo.

The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital in a critical condition.

The man passed away earlier today, as a result of his injuries.

Gardaí at Castlebar are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing for any road users travelling in the area at the time who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094 903 8200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


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